On September 17, 2018, B.C. Premier John Horgan and Mayor Gregor Robertson announced that the Province of BC and the City of Vancouver would seek UNESCO World Heritage designation for Vancouver’s Chinatown. This announcement was made at an event at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver. Watch this clip by Global News: https://globalnews.ca/news/4457782/vancouver-chinatown-unesco/
To read a transcript of President Sarah Ling's speech as a community responder, click here.